Parenting behavior

Innovations

Home Visit for All Newborns To Assess Risk of Child Maltreatment Improves Parenting Skills, Reduces Medical Emergencies, and Generates Positive Return on Investment 05/07/13

To promote healthy infant development and reduce child maltreatment and abuse, Durham Connects offers all families with newborns in Durham County, NC, the opportunity for a nurse to come to the...

Dedicated Inpatient Unit Improves Outcomes and Generates High Satisfaction for Women With Severe Perinatal Depression 09/07/12

The University of North Carolina Center for Women's Mood Disorders created the Perinatal Psychiatry Inpatient Unit to serve women with severe perinatal depression. This standalone unit features a...

Pediatrician Training and In-Office Support Significantly Reduce Instances of Child Maltreatment 05/11/11

Through a program known as Safe Environment for Every Kid (more commonly referred to as SEEK), pediatric practices receive training and in-office support to enhance knowledge, skills, and...

Home Visits Using Reflective Approach Improve Functional Health Literacy Among Low-Income Pregnant Women and New Parents 04/28/09

Six home visitation programs serving low-income, ethnically diverse pregnant women and new parents use a reflective approach and easy-to-understand pregnancy and childcare guides to improve health...

Automated Phone Counseling Helps Parents of Overweight Children Model and Encourage Appropriate Behaviors, Leading to Meaningful Reduction in Body Mass Index 03/23/09

Kaiser Permanente Colorado offered parents of overweight children three interventions to promote a healthier diet and increased physical activity, including a workbook, two small-group discussions...

QualityTools

Beginnings Guides 06/05/09

The Beginnings Guides offer prenatal and parent education materials that are easy-to-read and easy-to-understand.

  • The Beginnings Pregnancy Guide translates the health promotion content of prenatal care into easy-to-read...
Where to Seek Help--A Bright Futures Referral Tool for Providers 09/22/08

This guide helps health care providers create a customized, community-based list of referral resources.

The tool organizes referral resources by:

  • Education/special needs
  • Health and wellness
  • ...
Promoting Healthy Families in Your Community: 2008 Resource Packet 12/17/07

This resource guide is for service providers who work with parents and children. It describes strategies and activities that reduce risk and promote protective factors associated with the prevention of child abuse.

This guide...

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